The monsters of Star Wars have fascinated us for so long, but their importance is far greater than we have ever imagined.Read more "Monsters and Monomyth in a Galaxy Far Far Away"
Some characters draw us in, but sometimes it is hard to pin down what makes it so…. until now.Read more "The Simba Syndrome"
Snoke theories don’t necessarily suck… but is all this speculation really worth it?Read more "The Plague of Snoke Theories: Good or Bad?"
All these years, we thought we knew…. but are we wrong about Vader’s redemption?Read more "The Mistake of Vader’s Redemption?"
Good and evil in Star Wars seems clear cut… until you consider a character’s motivation.Read more "We May Have Been Wrong About Right In Star Wars"
“I like visual imagery, but I started out in pure film which is really a kinetic experience. So that’s where my focus is. That’s why I intend more of a kinship with silent films than more modern film.” –George Lucas, Empire Magazine, 1999 The prequel trilogy elicits strong feelings from admirers and detractors alike, but […]Read more "Worth a Thousand Words: How George Lucas Used Visual Composition to Tell the Story of Revenge of the Sith"
We see heroes and villains. Do they?Read more "Star Wars Motivations are Bigger Than Hero and Villain"